West Kootenay Brain Injury Association

Serves the West Kootenay Boundary region including Castlegar, Trail, Salmo, Nelson, Grand Forks and Nakusp. The Association also has programs in the East Kootenay region..

Before being able to participate in the Association's activities, individuals must be assessed and referred by Interior Health's Coordinator of Acquired Brain Injury Services .

Services include:

  • Assisting individuals with brain injury and their families to access resources to participate in their communities and support their choices.
  • Delivering outreach services, one-on-one support, and peer support groups to meet the lifelong needs of members.
  • Preventing brain injuries through initiatives to change the risk behaviors within communities.
  • Creating public awareness around the effects of acquired brain injury
  • Group learning space where individuals and community groups build skills and relationships
  • Running a storefront in Trail's Waneta Mall where members can display and sell their hand-made creations.

Check the website or call the Castlegar office to confirm dates, times and locations of support groups and other activities.

Address / Contact Info

Located in the Kinnard Park Community Church Building
Room 3 - 1250 - D 26th Street Castlegar, BCV1N 4C9

Phone Numbers

WKBIA : (778) 460-4500
Fax : (778) 460-4502

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Thursday
9am to 3pm

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 21 Feb 2017.